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Crested Butte is a mecca for mountain biking

Crested Butte is one of the birthplaces of mountain biking and is home to some of the best singletrack trails Colorado has to offer. There are more than 450 miles of high alpine mountain bike trails, which means Crested Butte has something for everyone – whether you’re brand new to mountain biking or an experienced rider looking to challenge yourself and hone your skills with one of our trained mountain bike instructors.  The town of Crested Butte sits at 9,000′ allowing for accessible rides through unmatched mountain scenery.


  • Professional & knowledgeable mountain bike guide 
  • Biking instructions
  • Bike repair kit
  • A detailed packing list will be provided upon reservation

Photographer Add-on

Let us capture your memories so you can focus on your adventure! A photographer is $350 per trip and based on availability. Please let the Irwin Guide’s office know 48hrs before your trip if you would like to add this to your reservation.

Full Day

6 hrs.

9am - 3pm


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Half Day

3 hrs.

9am - 12pm or 1 - 4 pm


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Tour Details

The Trails2

The Trails

Iconic trails ranging from mellow, wildflower-lined trails to challenging switchbacks and single track.

Family Friendly2

Family Friendly

Mountain Biking is suitable for all ability levels from the absolute beginner to the most experienced rider.

Skills Thrills Singletrack Sessions2

Singletrack Sessions

Enjoy a 5-day circumnavigation of Crested Butte. Pedal the best trails in the Elk Mountains during the day, and revel in catered camping by night.

Monarch Pass The Famed Monarch Crest Trail Guides Ridge2

The Famed Monarch Crest Trail

Three trails into one epic ride:

  • The Monarch Crest Trail 14 mi
  • Silver Creek Trail 4.5 mi
  • Rainbow Trail 10 mi

Please call our office at 970-349-5430 or email us at [email protected]

What to Bring2

What to Bring

Bike rentals are available from our local bike shops: The Alpineer, Big Als, Elevate Bike Rental, Peak Sports, and Crested Butte Sports. We suggest bringing a backpack, food, water, layers (rain jacket), and stiff closed toe shoes

Skills Thrills Singletrack Sessions2

Skills & Thrills

Full day bike adventure, beginning with a one-hour lesson lead by a trained bike instructor followed by a 2-3 hour ride to practice your newly acquired skills.

Pedal your way through the Crested Butte’s backcountry

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